COVID-19 fatigue in postgraduate trainees – how to protect our young doctors?

Dr Mallika Kaushal reports on the experience of postgraduate residents working across different specialties in various hospitals in New Delhi during COVID, and asks what can be done to support trainees at this time. In the annals of history of medicine, 2020 will be recounted as the year when the world faced an unprecedented, global […]

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Stay focused: watch out for myocardial infarction even at the time of Covid-19

By Massimo Mapelli MD, Antonio Frappampina MD, and Piergiuseppe Agostoni MD PhD   A 65-year old man presented to the emergency department with a 12-hour history of chest pain, dizziness, and nausea. ECG – as displayed by the cardiology fellow in the picture (Figure 1A) – showed an ST-elevation inferolateral myocardial infarction and the patient was […]

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Beware the Trojan Horse: hidden anxieties at the end of specialty training

  Dr Brendan McCann reflects upon emotions surrounding finishing specialty training It is about this time of year when many of the Royal College Final Fellowship or exit exams occur. If successful, it provides a truly momentous occasion that deserves celebration and adulation for all involved. The timing of these awards often go hand in […]

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Successful Are Those Who Adapt; Innovative Teaching Methodologies in Pain Fellowship Training During COVID-19 Pandemic in a Developing Country

Aliya Ahmed, Robyna Irshad Khan, Shemila Abbasi, Ali Sarfraz Siddiqui, Azhar Rehman, Ausaf Khan, Tanveer Baig, Gauhar Afshan Department of Anaesthesiology, Aga Khan University, Karachi, Pakistan Corresponding Author Aliya AhmedDepartment of Anaesthesiology, Aga Khan University, P.O. Box 3500, Stadium Road, Karachi 74800, Pakistan.Email: aliya.ahmed@aku.edu COVID-19 pandemic caught the entire world blindsided causing dramatic changes to […]

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